Director at Large
Alisha Drinkwater is an environmental biologist with the federal government, starting her government career in 2001. She has worked with Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and National Defence. Alisha brings a strong background in environmental risk evaluation and mitigation for vulnerable ecosystems.
She has experience in intertidal bivalve management, environmental enforcement, environmental emergencies, environmental assessment and protected areas evaluation. She graduated with specialized honours in wildlife biology from the University of Guelph. Alisha is interested in ecosystem dynamics where the components of a system have a value ecologically and are critical to ecosystem function. Alisha is from northern B.C. having great exposure to the balance between resource use and preserving wild spaces. She relocated to her spouse’s hometown in the Comox Valley with their two children in 2015. She recognizes the absolute beauty and species richness here and has joined Project Watershed to help ensure that these attributes are sustained and enhanced in perpetuity.